3/12/2020 03:33 PM PDT

County Public Health Officer Announces Restrictions, Prohibits Mass Gatherings

According to the County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency, effective immediately all gatherings of more than 250 people are directed to be postponed or cancelled across the county. This includes concerts, conferences, and professional, college, and school sporting events. Smaller events can proceed only if organizers can implement social distancing of six feet between participants.

Additionally, the Public Health Officer issued a directive to implement aggressive visitor restrictions for the following: hospitals providing acute, in-patient care; long-term care facilities; skilled nursing facilities; and other residential facilities.

These restrictions will remain in effect at least through the end of March.

If you have individual questions, please talk to your healthcare provider. For community resources, please call 2-1-1 San Diego or visit www.coronavirus-sd.com.